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Aviation Institute of Maintenance Hosts Grand Opening Celebration at North Carolina Campus

Posted by on Nov 18, 2019

The AIM Charlotte campus invites the community to attend their grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on November 21st.

Aviation Institute of Maintenance Charlotte North carolina Grand opening details with an airplane taking off.

Written by Jul DeGeus

Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) extended their campus locations to include Charlotte, North Carolina as part of its continued effort to address growing workforce demand for aviation and skilled technicians. To celebrate the opening, the campus will be holding an official grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on November 21st, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at 7421 E. Independence Blvd. Charlotte NC 28227.

The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony is open to the public, for any individuals interested in sharing in the festivities. Come tour the facility, network with professionals and share refreshments. The 51,000 square foot facility houses a Learning Resource Center, computer lab and 17 classrooms with audio visual technology installation. “We are excited to be able to come together with the Charlotte community and celebrate our grand opening,” states Campus Executive Director Alex Diaz. “AIM’s Charlotte Campus is dedicated to training North Carolina’s future technicians. We are honored to have Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. as our special guest for the ribbon cutting ceremony.”

According to the 2019 Boeing Pilot & Technician Outlook, the aviation industry will need to hire over 769,000 AMTs over the next 20 years, while the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance reported over 15,000 manufacturing jobs have been added in the Charlotte Region since 2013. AIM’s AMT program prepares students to pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certification for employment in aviation maintenance. The Industrial Manufacturing Technician program provides students with the skills needed to enter the manufacturing and fabrication industry. Graduates of AIM have gone on to work for companies such as Southwest, United Airlines and JetBlue.

For more information regarding AIM Charlotte’s Aviation Maintenance Technician program, please visit www.AviationMaintenance.edu or call (980) 785-0700.

About Aviation Institute of Maintenance

Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) is a network of aviation maintenance schools with campuses coast-to-coast across the United States and headquarters located in Virginia Beach, Va. AIM students are trained to meet the increasing global demands of commercial, cargo, corporate and private aviation employers. AIM graduates are eligible to take the FAA exams necessary to obtain their mechanic’s certificate with ratings in both Airframe and Powerplant.  AIM’s campuses are located in the following major metro areas: Atlanta, Ga., Philadelphia, Pa., Dallas, Tx., Houston, Tx., Indianapolis, In., Las Vegas, Nv., Washington, D.C., Kansas City, Mo., Fremont, Ca., Orlando, Fl., Charlotte, Nc., and Hampton Roads, Va. Learn more at: www.AviationMaintenance.edu.

Application Fee Waived at AIM’s Decision Day

Posted by on Nov 6, 2019

In an effort to provide college seekers with support during the application process, Aviation Institute of Maintenance hosts Decision Day across their national campuses.

Written By Jul DeGeus

Male and Female Aviation Maintenance Technicians from Aviation Institute of MaintenanceApplying to college can be stressful for prospective students. Whether it is applying to college for the first time or deciding to go back to school, Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) invites all college applicants to attend Decision Day on Saturday, November 9, from 11:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. at all AIM campus locations. Decision Day guides prospective students in deciding on the right program choice for them, along with the waiving of AIM’s standard application fee on event date only. Program guidance will be provided by admissions, financial aid, and career services teams who will be onsite for the event.

AIM offers training for careers such as Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT), Industrial Manufacturing Technician and Maintenance Technician. For a full list of programs and the campus they are offered at, visit AIM’s website. Decision Day will take place at all 12 campus locations:

Atlanta – Metro
2025 Satellite Pointe
Duluth, GA 30096
(678) 377-5600
Indianapolis
7251 West McCarty Street
Indianapolis, IN 46241
(317) 243-4519
Philadelphia
3001 Grant Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114
(215) 676-7700
Charlotte
7421 E. Independence Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28227
(980) 785-0700
Kansas City
4100 Raytown Road
Kansas City, MO 64129
(816) 753-9920
San Francisco Bay – Metro
420 Whitney Place
Fremont, CA 94539
(510) 553-9600
Dallas, TX – Metro
400 E Airport Freeway
Irving, TX 75062
(214) 333-9711
Las Vegas
5870 S. Eastern Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 798-5511
Hampton Roads – Metro
2211 South Military Highway
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 363-2121
Houston
7651 Airport Blvd
Houston, TX 77061
(713) 644-7777
Orlando – Metro
2725 S US Highway 17/92
Casselberry, FL 32707
(407) 896-2800
Washington, D.C. – Metro
10640 Davidson Place
Manassas, VA 20109
(703) 257-5515

At Decision Day, application fees will be waived for one-day-only and Financial Aid Officers will be onsite to provide fiscal resources and information. Tours of the campus’ labs and class rooms will be available to those interested. Admissions Representatives will host Career Planning Sessions to provide visitors with insight into industry demand, based off of their program of choosing. Light refreshments and drinks will be offered during AIM’s Decision Day.

For more information regarding AIM’s Decision Day, visit https://www.aviationmaintenance.edu/DecisionDay/.

About Aviation Institute of Maintenance:

Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) is a network of aviation maintenance schools with campuses coast-to-coast in the United States and headquarters in Virginia Beach, Va. AIM students are trained to meet the increasing global demand of commercial, cargo, corporate and private aviation employers. AIM graduates are eligible to take the Federal Aviation Administration exams necessary to obtain their mechanic’s certificate with ratings in both Airframe and Powerplant. AIM’s campuses are in the following major metro areas: Atlanta, Charlotte, Philadelphia, Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Washington, D.C., Kansas City, San Francisco Bay, Orlando and Norfolk. Visit AviationMaintenance.edu or call (888) FIX-JETS for more information.

AIM and Fulcrum Labs Take Home Top Honor in CLO Magazine’s 2019 Learning in Practice Awards

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019

Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM), the nation’s largest provider of FAA-certified aviation maintenance education, and Fulcrum Labs, the industry leader in AI-powered adaptive learning technology, analytics and training outcomes, announced that they have been awarded gold in the “Excellence in Partnership” category of CLO Magazine’s 2019 Learning in Practice Awards.

Fulcrum Labs and AIM were recognized for the learning outcomes from their collaboration, which started in 2017 when Fulcrum Labs was hired to create and deliver an adaptive test preparation program that would encourage AIM learners to sit for and pass critical FAA certification exams. In the ensuing years, the two companies have leveraged Fulcrum’s proprietary behavior and knowledge mapping (BKM™) capabilities and predicative analytics to fine tune the learning strategy, content and delivery in order to meet AIM’s corporate goals and program objectives. To that end, the two companies recently reported that their test prep program has increased the total number of AIM graduates, encouraged 25 percent higher exam participation due to improved confidence, and improved FAA certification pass rates to more than 90 percent.

“The success of our partnership with Fulcrum Labs has empowered us to set new, exciting goals for our company,” said Joel English, Vice President at AIM. “Armed with the technology within this certification preparation course that we provide for all AIM students, 22 percent of the new graduates that the FAA certified in 2018 came from AIM campuses, and we’re committed to producing 25 percent – or one in every four – of all FAA-certified aviation mechanics for the industry in 2020.”

AIM also hopes to increase pass rates by an additional 25 percent by 2021, moving the aviation industry toward unprecedented certification rates and filling a persistent and critical skill gap that has plagued the industry for years. No doubt, the companies will continue to expand on their already fruitful partnership to achieve these goals together.

“This partnership award underscores our dedication to building strong client relationships,” said Patrick Weir, CEO of Fulcrum Labs. “It validates our commitment and success executing our mission to turn students (and employees) into learners and turn learners into confident subject matter masters.”

Since 2003, the Chief Learning Officer Learning In Practice awards have recognized learning leaders who demonstrate excellence in the design and delivery of employee development programs through a combination of qualities such as leadership, vision, business acumen and strategic alignment.

Learning in Practice winners were announced at the CLO Fall Symposium on October 14, 2019, in Chicago. For more information about these awards, visit: https://learninginpractice.clomedia.com/.

About Aviation Institute of Maintenance

Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) is the leader in aviation maintenance training. AIM has a network of 13 aviation maintenance schools with campuses coast-to-coast across the United States and headquarters located in Virginia Beach, Va. AIM students are trained to meet the increasing global demands of commercial, cargo, corporate and private aviation employers. AIM graduates are eligible to take the FAA exams necessary to obtain their mechanic’s certificate with ratings in both Airframe and Powerplant. AIM’s campuses are located in the following major metro areas: Atlanta, Charlotte, New York, Philadelphia, Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Washington, D.C., Kansas City, Mo., Fremont, Calif., Orlando, Fla., and Norfolk, Va. Learn more at: http://www.AviationMaintenance.edu.

About Fulcrum Labs

Fulcrum Labs is a cloud-based, SaaS learning solution that is, first and foremost, outcomes driven. The company’s proprietary, Adaptive 3.0 training platform leverages AI, Machine Learning and data-science-driven predictive analytics to: reduce training times and costs; build and verify learner confidence and skill mastery; nurture learner autonomy and self-remediation; identify those at risk of not applying the learning; evaluate the integrity of course content; and foster a culture of learning within corporations and academic institutions. Fulcrum’s platform can also assess an organization’s training gaps and the efficacy of existing L&D delivery systems. In a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation study, Fulcrum’s platform was the only adaptive system that was able to demonstrably improve both learning outcomes and increase learner course satisfaction. It has been awarded sixteen consecutive Brandon Hall Awards over the past three years in partnership with its customers, including Gold in Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy, Gold in Best Results of a Learning Program and Gold in Best Advancement in Technology for Testing and Learning Evaluation; Fulcrum was the winner of EdTech Digest’s 2018 Best Professional Skills Solution award; and the company was previously honored with a bronze award in CLO Magazine’s 2017 Learning in Practice Awards. For more information on Fulcrum Labs, please visit fulcrumlabs.ai.